RFR(M) 7199175: JSR 292: C1 needs patching when invokedynamic/invokehandle call site is not linked

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Wed May 29 01:39:43 PDT 2013

On 05/28/13 18:32, Christian Thalinger wrote:

> A fatal would be better; there is nothing to be implemented here.
> In general, we should not add new ShouldNotReachHere or
> Unimplemented calls.  Adding fatals with a useful message is the
> preferred way.

Ahh, now I find out.  There are, er, a lot of ShouldNotReachHere()s in the
AArch64 project.  :-)

So, just a fatal() with a suitable message.  Why is this preferred?


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